Krishnanagar — A must see place in West Bengal

Krishnanagar is the administrative headquarter of Nadia district. Krishnanagar is very near to Kolkata and is also well connected from Kolkata.

Krishnanagar is an ideal weekend destination for all age groups. It is situated beside the Jalangi River. It is the headquarter of Nadia district. The city was named Krishnanagar in honor of its founder, late Raja Krishnachandra, who was a great patron of art and culture.

How to reach Krishna Nagar, West Bengal

By road : Krishnanagar is well connected with rest of the West Bengal. Express buses are easily available from places like Kolkata, Malda, Siliguri etc.
You can also hire a car to reach there from Kolkata.

By Rail : Many Local trains are easily available at regular intervals from Sealdah Station, Kolkata to reach Krishnanagar Station. You can take Sealdah-Krishnanagar Local or Lalgola Express from Sealdah station.

Where to Stay at Krishna Nagar, West Bengal

Many hotels are easily available in Krishnanagar. But it is advisable to do the bookings in advance.

Attractive places and tourist spots to see in Krishnanagar, West Bengal

Krishnanagar Rajbari

The Krishnanagar Rajbari or Palace is the star attraction of the city. It has a beautiful Durga Temple in the courtyard. Every year the famous Dol Jatra is celebrated here and the famous Jhulan Mela is also celebrated here.

Roman Catholic Church: it is a 130 yr old church which is a must see place in Krishnagar. The splendid Roman architecture has made it one of the best churches in Eastern India. There are 27 oil paintings describing the life of Jesus.

Brahma Mandir, Krishnanagar, Nadia, West Bengal

It is established in the year 1847 by Debendranath Tagore, is also a must see place in Krishnanagar.

Ghurni, colony of artists in Krishna nagar, West Bengal

In Krishnanagar there is a locality called Ghurni, where there is a colony of artists who work with clay. Open studios and shops of the artists comprise an important attraction for the tourists.

Other places of attractions include the College Bhavan, The Public Library etc.

Importance of Krishnanagar in Weat Bengal

Krishnanagar is an important center for culture and literature.
Jagaddhatri Puja is celebrated here every year and then many people come here to see this Puja.

The city is also very rich in Education. Some of the well known Schools and colleges situated here are Krishnanagar Collegiate School, Krishnanagar High school, Krishnanagar Debnath High School.

Krishnanagar is also famous for its sweets. 'Sarbhaja' and 'Sarpuria' are inventions that mark the talent of Krishnanagar's sweets.

Krishnanagar also occupies a famous place in the world of handicrafts and clay modeling.

The nearby religious spot in Krishnanagar are Nabawdip, Shantipur and Mayapur.


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